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Jess Kaminski is Key to Magical Women’s Basketball Season: KYW Newsradio

Senior guard Jess Kaminski is key to the Jefferson women’s basketball team’s season-long winning streak, KYW Newsradio reported Jan. 16. The Rams, now 18-0, are one of only five undefeated teams nationwide in NCAA Division II. Kaminski leads the Rams …

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Professor Emeritus Kleinbach Addresses Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: Voice of America, Reuters

Sociology professor emeritus Russ Kleinbach, an expert on bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, told Voice of America that some communities still see the practice as a tribal tradition, although the practice was outlawed in 2013. The story details continuing efforts to …

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Jefferson Makes Room For Modernism With New Preservation Program: Hidden City Philadelphia

Jefferson’s College of Architecture and the Built Environment is starting a new M.S. in Historic Preservation, Hidden City Philadelphia reported Jan. 4. “What sets Jefferson’s program apart is the bold move to focus on the conservation and protection of mid-century …

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New Jefferson Program and Preservation Center Celebrate Modernism: Architectural Digest

“Whether exploring the landmark-rich streets of Philadelphia, the Bauhaus Building in Dessau, Germany, or the Giuseppe Terragni Archive in Como, Italy, students at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) are about to receive a thoroughly modern education. Opening in April, the …

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Jefferson Fashion Design Is Named a Top 10 Program Worldwide and #3 in U.S.: Fashionista

Jefferson’s fashion design program has been ranked #7 in the world and #3 in the United States, according to the 2018 rankings released by the influential site Fashionista. This was the best ranking ever for Jefferson fashion, which was ranked …

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New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach One Of Few Women In The Job: Philadelphia Inquirer

New men’s assistant basketball coach Steph Carideo is one of very few women coaching men’s NCAA and NBA teams, and may be the only one in DII, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 5. For Carideo, the chance to coach alongside Hall-of-Famer …

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Jefferson Partners on Philadelphia Fellowship on Inclusive Equity: Philadelphia Magazine, Curbed Philly, Philadelphia Business Journal

Thomas Jefferson University, Drexel University and University City Science Center this week announced that urbanist Richard Florida is the inaugural recipient of the new Philadelphia Fellowship, Philadelphia magazine reported Nov. 29. “The program, an initiative of the three institutions, wants to address some of Philly’s …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Pop-Up Raises Funds for Cancer Victims: KYW Newsradio

Fashion merchandising and management students held their annual pop-up shop Nov 28,  raising $2,600 for the charity ChemoClothes, KYW Newsradio reported. The pop-up shop, featuring a range of handcrafted apparel and accessories, is the culmination of several courses that give …

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Women’s Basketball Coach Shirley Achieves 750th Career Win: KYW Newsradio

Jefferson head women’s basketball coach Tom Shirley last weekend won his 750th career victory as head coach, and number 600 at Jefferson, KYW Newsradio reported Nov. 12.

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Hot Coffee Delivers More Antioxidants Than Cold Brew, Jefferson Researchers Find: Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World, Medill Reports

Jefferson researchers Niny Rao, PhD, and Megan Fuller, PhD, found in a new study that hot-brewed coffee has more antioxidants, which are beneficial for health, than cold-brew coffee, according to news reports in Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World and Medill Reports.

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